Kansas City News Rock Out: High Rise, White House Crash & Ancient Grains

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Increasing The Peace

Partner groups optimistic for Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department's new violent crime initiative

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department will provide an update to the Board of Police Commissioners Tuesday morning about violent crime initiatives. The update comes one week after the department announced a new program to prevent violence, but also after five people were killed in the city Sunday and Monday.

More Debt Debate

'Economic catastrophe': Debt default would harm Kansas City federal workers, retirees

More than 27,000 people across the Kansas City metro go to work every day for the federal government, a job that comes with a reliable paycheck and for many the promise of a pension when they retire. They may soon be working for a deadbeat employer.

Rock Chalk Trans Legal Help

Lawyers help trans Kansans change gender markers on legal documents before ban takes effect

Under a recent anti-LGBTQ law passed by the Kansas Legislature, transgender residents will be prohibited from changing the sex on their driver's licenses and other official documents. When the law takes effect July 1, lawyers and advocates say it could lead to harassment and discrimination.

Show-Me Crash Connection

Missouri U-Haul truck driver suspected of crashing into security barrier near White House is arrested

WASHINGTON - Police have arrested a Missouri man they believe intentionally crashed a U-Haul truck into a security barrier at a park across from the White House. The box truck's driver smashed into the barrier near the north side of Lafayette Square on Monday at around 10 p.m., Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a statement.

Building Downtown Redux

Kansas City, Missouri, council committee set to review plans for new downtown high rise

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, City Council committee is set to review a development plan Wednesday that would move along a proposed 27-story high rise in downtown. The council's Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee is set to consider LuxLiving's proposal for a project at the northeast part of the intersection at W.

Artsy Celebration

The MAAY Foundation features Asian American stories with art exhibition at ArtsKC

Smitha George focuses on her painting of a folk artist from India. // Courtesy photo The MAAY (Missouri Asian American Youth) Foundation presents its first Asian American art exhibition this week for AAPI Month. The Asian American Voice: Reclaiming the Narratives tells unique stories through video, ceramic, digital media, paintings, and more.

South Side Trash Talk Cont'd 

South Kansas City neighbors concerned about waste as semis lose partial loads onto interstates

A KMBC 9 Investigation is leading to cleaner and safer highways. The owner of a Grandview trash hauler says video KMBC 9 News recently revealed caused his company to overhaul its semitrailer tarp system after KMBC documented soft debris flying from the back of two of its semis.

Double Good For Lindsey

Instagram Legend Lindsey Pelas Celebrates Her Birthday, Retired Porn Star Lisa Ann Hits The Golf Course & Mac Jones Went To A Taylor Swift Concert

Technically the Los Angeles Lakers have at least one more game left on the schedule. But the way the Western Conference Finals are playing out they can go ahead and make those offseason plans. On Saturday night the Denver Nuggets buried the Lakers with a 119-108 win. The No.

Fuel-ish Collab Earns Success

Why AOC and Biden may get the last laugh on oil and gas

The tensions between the providers of fossil fuel and renewable energy are increasing. And the president has not helped. Since taking office, President Biden has bent over backwards to accommodate the aggressive agenda set by climate activists and environmental lobbyists.

MAGA Awaits Court Instruction

Trump will appear by video Tuesday as judge explains ban on attacking witnesses

Former President Trump is set to appear by video Tuesday for a hearing involving the hush money case so a judge can explain the rules of a protective order which bars Trump from using evidence to attack witnesses.

Not Quite Kinder GOP

Trump sees Tim Scott's entrance as great news... for Trump

Trump aides have been buoyed in recent days by signs that the '24 primary field is about to get crowded. Scott has jumped in and DeSantis and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, an ally turned foe of Trump, are also expected to announce bids soon.

Vlad Confronts More Attacks

Belgorod raid: Insurgents defeated after rare cross-border incursion - Russia

Ukraine says Russian paramilitaries are behind the fighting in the Belgorod border region.

Social Rumors Rebuked

Verified Twitter accounts share fake image of 'explosion' near Pentagon, causing confusion | CNN Business

A fake image purporting to show an explosion near the Pentagon was shared by multiple verified Twitter accounts on Monday, causing confusion and leading to a brief dip in the stock market. Local officials later confirmed no such incident had occurred.

Diva Discloses Hard Times Amid Adult Adventures On Camera

I suffered huge cost from p*rn & never wanted to be a mum, says Riley Reid

A PORN legend has advised others not to enter into the adult industry and tearfully told of how it made her not want children. Riley Reid, now 31 and a mother-of-one, got emotional in the resurfaced video from 2020 as she exposed the problems involved with a porn career.

Trucking In Pix

Photos: Monster Jam gives heavy metal performance at GEHA Field

Monster Jam. // Photo by Tarik Sykes Monster Jam GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday, May 20 Monster Jam's monster truck icons came to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday, May 20. The show featured bouts from the Grave Digger, El Toro Loco, and more, along a series of professional motocross stunts.

Pop Culture Collection Shared

An amazing new Spider-Man exhibit is in full swing this Friday at Union Station

Pop Culture and marvel comics swing into Union Station Friday as "Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing - The Exhibition" comes to Kansas City. The Amazing Spider-Man is heading to Kansas City in many different forms.Workers were putting the finishing touches on displays Monday.

Nobody Knows What Sparked Inferno In The Dotte

Cause of fire at Kansas City, Kansas recycling facility may never be known

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The cause of a fire at a recycling center may never be known according to the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department. Firefighters from Kansas City, Kansas, and Johnson County spent more than 12 hours Friday fighting the flames at Advantage Metals Recycling.

Feeding Your Real Estate Ego

Your Kitchen Can Be a Blue-Chip Investment - In Kansas City

Sponsored Content Consider the Value That Working with a Kitchen Designer Can Add Kitchens have become the heart of our homes. And updated kitchens certainly help houses sell. You've probably heard that when you remodel your kitchen, you could recoup a 75 to 80 percent return on that investment when you sell your home.

Foodie Options Amid Skyfall

Millets - ancient drought-resistant grains - could help the Midwest survive climate change

The United Nations has declared 2023 the International Year of Millets - a type of small grain mostly grown in parts of Asia and Africa. The highly resilient and cost-friendly grains could make them the next crop for U.S. farmers in the midst of climate change.

Pricey Assignment

Royals designate third baseman Hunter Dozier for assignment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hunter Dozier's time with the Kansas City Royals is coming to a close. The Royals designated Hunter Dozier for assignment in order to bring up third baseman Nicky Lopez, who returned from the 10-day injured list after an emergency appendectomy he received at the beginning of the month.

Springtime Forecast For Now

Warmer and more humid days in the metro ahead


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